William Hewitt Sackett

(1851-1896)
FatherJohn Richard Sackett (1822-1905)
MotherCatherine Hewitt (c 1822-1896)
William Hewitt Sackett, boot maker of Shoreditch, Middlesex, son of John Richard Sackett and Catherine Hewitt, was born in ShoreditchG on 27 February 18511,2 and baptized at St John the Baptist Church, ShoreditchG, on 15 May 1853.2 He died aged 45 at home at 74 Seven Sisters Road, Holloway, LondonG, on 21 November 18963 and was buried at Islington Cemetery, LondonG, on 26 November 1896.4 He married at St John's Church, ShoreditchG, on 28 January 1871, Sarah Reynolds.5,6 She was born in Hackney, MiddlesexG, in about 1852.7 After William's death, Sarah married at St Mary's Church, Islington, MiddlesexG, on 19 April 1900, William Edward Oakley Blanchard.8
     In 1851 William was living at 14 Ashford Street, ShoreditchG, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, aged one month, born in Shoreditch, the son of John Sackett.9
     In 1861 he was living at 10 Herbert Street, Tower Hamlets, ShoreditchG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a scholar, aged 10, born in Shoreditch, the son of John Richard Sackett.10
     In 1871 he was living at 2 Fellows Street, St Leonard's, ShoreditchG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a bootmaker, head of household, married, aged 20, and born in Shoreditch. Living with him was his wife Sarah, aged 19, and born in Hackney.7
     In 1891 he was living at 137 Hoxton Street, ShoreditchG, and was recorded as William H Sackett, a boot maker (an employer), head of household, married, aged 40, and born in Shoreditch. Living with him were his wife Sarah, aged 39, and born in Clerkenwell, London, and their children, Rowland, 18, Harry, 11, and William, aged nine. Also in the household was a 15-year-old female general servant.11
     William's will, made in Holloway, MiddlesexG, was proved at the Principal Registry, London, on 1 January 1897. His widow Sarah was the executor. The value of his personal estate was £892.12
     In 1911 William's widow was living at 67 Junction Road, Holloway, Islington, LondonG, and was recorded in the census as Sarah Blanchard, of independent means, head of household, a widow aged 59 and born in Clerkenwell. Living with her was her married son William, 30, and her granddaughter Eugenie, aged four.13

Children of William Hewitt Sackett and Sarah Reynolds

Sackett Family Association descendants
Hazel Easterbrook.
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1851. Sackett, William Hewitt. Mother: Hewitt. Shoreditch. 2:498."
  2. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Shoreditch, Middlesex, "15 May 1853 William Hewitt s. John Richard Sackett & Catherine, clicker of Foundry Row. Born 27 February 1851."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1896. Sackett, William Hewitt, 45. Islington."
  4. Burials register, Islington Cemetery, London (deceasedonline.com), "26 Nov 1896, William Hewitt Sackett."
  5. Marriages Register, St John the Baptist, Shoreditch, Middlesex, "28 January 1871 William Hewitt Sackett, bachelor, full age, of 10 Herbert St., rivetter, & Sarah Reynolds, spinster, full age, of 80 Old St. Banns. Both signed. Fathers: John Richard Sackett, boot & shoe manufacturer; James Reynolds, jeweller. Witnesses: Edward George Hallam, Mary Ann Reynolds."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1871. Sackett, William Hewitt. Shoreditch. 1c:254."
  7. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/464/f73v
    2 Fellows St., St Leonard's, Shoreditch, Middlesex
    William Sackett, head, married, 20, boot maker, b. Shoreditch
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 19, b. Hackney, Middlesex.
  8. Marriages Register, St Mary, Islington, Middlesex (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "19 April 1900, William Edward Oakley Blanchard, 36, bachelor, quartermaster, of 74 Seven Sisters Road, father: William Henry Willis Blanchard, ironmonger; and Sarah Sackett, 47, widow, of 74 Seven Sisters Road, father: James Reynolds, cabinet maker. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: H Sackett, C Sackett."
  9. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 14 Ashford St., St. Johns, Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex
    John Sackett, head, married, 28, clicker, b. London
    Catherine Sackett, wife, 29, b. London
    Kate Sackett, dau, 7, scholar, b. London, Shoreditch
    Lavinia Sackett, dau, 5, scholar, b. London, Shoreditch
    Clara Sackett, dau, 4, b. London, Shoreditch
    Walter Sackett, son, 1, b. London, Shoreditch
    William Sackett, son, 1m[?], b. London, Shoreditch
    HO107/1536/f.77.
  10. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/249f40v
    10 Herbert Street, Tower Hamlets, Shoreditch
    John Richard Sackett, head, married, 38, clicker, b. Bethnal Green
    Catherine Sackett, wife, 39, bookfolder, b. Marylebone
    Kate Sackett, dau, unm., 17, b. Shoreditch
    Clara Sackett, dau, 14, servant, b. Shoreditch
    Walter Sackett, son, 12, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    William Sackett, son, 10, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    Warwick Sackett, son, 8, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    Rose Juliet Sackett, dau, 5, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    Florence Sackett, dau, 3, b. Shoreditch
    Rowland Sackett, son, 11m, b. Shoreditch.
  11. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/248/f141
    137 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, Middlesex
    William H Sackett, head, married, 40, bootmaker (empr), b. Shoreditch, London
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 39, b. Clerkenwell, London
    Rowland Sackett, son, unm, 18, clicker, b. Shoreditch
    Harry Sackett, son, 11, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    William Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    Laura Goslin[?], serv, 15, general serv, b. Shoreditch.
  12. Will of William Hewitt Sackett of Holloway, Middlesex, date not known, proved in the Principal Registry, London, 1 January 1897 (Somerset House Indexes).
  13. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 783
    67 Junction Rd, Holloway, Islington, London
    6 rooms
    Sarah Blanchard, head, 59, widow, independent, b. Mdx, Clerkenwell
    William Sackett, son, 30, married, boot dealer, b. Mdx, Hackney
    George William Huett, boarder, 59, married, accountant, auctioneers, b. Mdx, St George's
    Eugenie Sackett, granddaughter, 4, b. Mdx, Islington
    Eliza Francis, visitor, 35, single, housekeeper, b. Herts, Hatfield.
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